The ABCs of Education in Germany (Realschule (1/4 children attend…
The ABCs of Education in Germany
High School in Germany
Alternative that combines three types of high schools and offers differentiation at later stage ,based on the performance .
Gymnasium-5-12 or 13th year
German School Hours
Starts in 8am and over at 1pm.
Course of school group like theatre and sports.
Not to offer much of extracurricular activities .
Fee need to pay for children up to 12 that join for after school associations.
1/4 children go to the Gymnasium which is meaning a high school.
No summer schools
Cannot repeat grade twice or has to move to different schools.
13th grade they prepare for Abitur (generally examination need to pass in order to the tertiary level).
2 languages are required and one has to be english.
12 to 18 or 19 is required for people planning on tertiary education.
Branch of 7th grade
More classes for more hours in those subject .
1/4 children attend realschule
Learn basic subject that prepares for mid-level job in business.
High enough grade means realschule to a Gymnasium
6 year after,student graduates with diploma named Mittlere Reife.
Normally next is vocational school that teaches skills in the middle strata business and industry .
Salesman,nurses,etc have to have been Realschule.
Vocational schools called Berufsschule or Berufskolleg.
16 and 19 or even up to 23 year olds.
Studies usually directly related to an apprenticeship.
Work directed studies like economics and specific business studies.
School holidays in Germany
6 weeks of summer vacation
1 week of autumn vaction
2 weeks of Christmas/winter vaction
2 weeks of Easter/spring vaction
Final half elementary school children sent to Hauptschule.
5 year programme teaches language, and prepares pupils apprenticeship or semi or unskilled role in job market.
Continue learning English subject.
When student graduates they go on to vocational school(about 2 years).
3,000 private schools in Germany.
Longer school days
Classes are taught in english.
Prepare students for the International General Certificate of Education and the International Baccalaureate diploma.